Thursday, 3 January 2019


The Open Repositories Steering Committee is now accepting applications for fellowships to attend OR2019 in Hamburg, Germany.

The purpose of the fellowship programme is to allow a limited number of qualified librarians, repository managers, developers, or researchers in digital libraries or related fields to participate in the conference.

The fellowship covers travel, accommodation, and full conference registration, including the poster reception and conference banquet.
Applicants will be asked to address the following:
  1. Financial need
  2. How participating in Open Repositories will support your professional and/or educational goals; and
  3. Willingness to participate in the conference as evidenced by note-taking/live-blogging and/or a presentation or poster submission.

Application Deadline:  19 January 2019

Notifications:  Early February 2019

Monday, 31 December 2018

Call for papers: Journal of Health Information and Librarianship

Call for papers (2018/2019 Edition)

Journal of Health Information and Librarianship (ISSN: 2408-6614)

The Journal of Health Information and Librarianship is the official journal of the Medical Library Association of Nigeria.

The Editorial Board of the journal is calling for high quality empirical reports, theoretical papers, and reviews. All submissions must be original manuscripts not submitted for publication in another journal. All articles submitted must be directly relevant to medical librarianship and health information dissemination with implications for the practice of the profession.

Papers will be accepted on the following themes:
Medical librarianship
Medical informatics
Health information
Consumer health information services
Patient education, Health education etc.

We have hosted our website for the journal and all published issues will soon be uploaded.
Visit us at:

Format for submission
Manuscripts should be typed on A4 sheets using MS word (Times new Roman, 12 points, double-spaced). The title, author's full name, institutional affiliation, position phone number and e-mail address should appear on the first page.
Submissions should include an informative abstracts of not more than 200 words and not less than four keywords. Tables and graphs should be included in the body of the work. The APA (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association) referencing format should be used throughout the manuscript. All submissions will be peer reviewed.

APC: Fifteen thousand naira (#15,000)

Manuscripts can be submitted on the journal website at ( or as e-mail attachment to: and copy


Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Librarian Job @ the University of Lagos (UNILAG)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Professor Librarian
Qualifications and Requirements
·         A candidate for this post should possess a good first degree plus Ph.D in Library and Information Science or any other related discipline not less than ten (10) years of professional and research experience since becoming Librarian II in a University out of which three (3) years must have been spent on Reader Librarian Cadre and must be registered with Librarians Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN).
·   A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals published both locally and internationally is required.
Salary Range
CONUASS 7 (N2,485,099.00 - N3,209,140.00) per annum.
Job Title: Assistant Librarian
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree plus a Masters degree in Library and Information Science or any other related disciplines and registerable for a Ph.D. programme.
Salary Range
CONUASS 2 (N794,260.00 - N957,402.00) per annum.
Condition of Service

As contained in the approved conditions governing service of Senior Staff of the University.
Application Closing Date
13th December, 2018.
Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward ten (10) copies of their Detailed Application which should include candidates Curriculum Vitae as follows:
  • Names in full
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Home Address
  • Present Postal Address
  • Gender
  • E-mail
  • Phone Number (Mobile)
  • Nationality at Birth
  • State/Local Government Area/ Ward
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Secondary and Post Secondary Education (including dates and Institution)
  • Academic and Professional qualifications (including Distinctions with dates)
  • Statements of experience including full details of former and present post
  • Current Research
  • Details of Publications including: Authorship; Candidates should state their contributions; evidence to support the contribution should be produces where possible.
  • Date of publication
  • Other activities outside current employment
  • Names and addresses of three referees
  • Proposed date of availability for duties, if appointed
Applications and supporting materials should be forwarded to the address below indicating the post for which application is made at the "Top Left Corner" of the envelope, and
CLICK HERE to complete the online application and attach the "Acknowledgment Print-out" to the hard copy of their application:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources Management Department),
Second Floor, Senate House,
University of Lagos,
Akoka - Lagos State.

  • In addition to stating names and addresses of three Referees, applicants should request their referees to forward references on their behalf to the address above
  • Candidates should include a bound copy of their publications to their application.